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Tern and Loggerhead Sea Turtle, São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal

“I slowly approached this bird resting on the back of a turtle just under the surface of the water. I got the shot just before the tern flew away.” -- Nature's Best photographer, Nuno Sá.Equipment Used to Capture the Shot: Canon EOS 20D; 70-200mm lens
Nuno Sá/Nature’s Best Photography

“I slowly approached this bird resting on the back of a turtle just under the surface of the water. I got the shot just before the tern flew away.” -- Nature's Best photographer, Nuno Sá.

See more beautiful ocean photos in our slideshow of winners from the 2010 Nature's Best Ocean Views photo contest.